John Russell, 1st Earl Russell(1792-1878), Prime Minister and writer
Sitter in 240 portraits
As a Member of Parliament for the Whig party from 1813, Lord John Russell's efforts to reform Parliament contributed to the introduction of the Reform Act in 1832. Prime Minister 1846-52 and 1865-6, and Foreign Secretary 1859-65, he exemplified the Whig doctrines of civil rights, toleration of dissent and respect for education.
by and published by Gabriel Shire Tregear, and by Charles Jameson Grant
hand-coloured lithograph, published May 1832
by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, before 1901